Welcome to LEJoG Day 57, and to Scotland Day 57 pre-amble I toyed with several options for this post title, marking the momentous final border crossing between England and Scotland. Eventually I went back to my first idea, rhyming with the favourite dog breed of both my auntie and one of my anonymous blogging inspirations. […]Read More #57 BORDER JOLLY (OR, A BIT OF PHILLIP AND SARAH)
Welcome to LEJoG Day 44 Day 44 pre-amble Exactly 52 weeks after another long Saturday walk, it seemed right to have a callback to Day 15. That was a long hot day, this was a long good day, here’s the reference. It’s that simple. LEJoG Day 44 (Saturday 4 May 2019) Haworth to Gargrave (19½ […]Read More #44 THE LONG GOOD SATURDAY
The Hiker’s Guide. I hope you find it useful. Day 42 pre-amble Not sure you need to be a hyper-intelligent pan-dimensional being to work out today’s theme from the blog post title. If you know, you know, but the answer is below. LEJoG Day 42 (Thursday 25 April 2019) – The Hiker’s Guide This must […]Read More #42 THE HIKER’S GUIDE
Welcome to LEJoG Day 29 Day 29 pre-amble Today I arrived in Worcester. I wanted to give the post a title which played on Wodehouse’s most famous creations. If only because it would also foreshadow a later blog post title acknowledging the two men known for playing them on TV. So I needed a word […]Read More #29 SERENDIPITY!
Welcome to LEJoG Day 19, and the 50FootHead origin story Day 19 pre-amble “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow”, so they say. I’m not claiming this blog to be a “mighty oak” just yet. However I am using the phrase for the title of Day 19. Because this was the day that Charles’s suggestion of […]Read More #19 LITTLE ACORNS AND BIG DIVERSIONS
Welcome to the sunlit uplands of LEJoG Day 16 Day 16 pre-amble This phrase has been somewhat abused in British political circles these last few years. Here I mean it literally. Today was all about Exmoor, I reached the highest point of Exmoor National Park in mid-afternoon, the header image was taken from there, and the […]Read More #16 SUNLIT UPLANDS